Senior/Specialist Wireless Network Engineer
Job ID: R0036253 | Network and Communication Field Engineer | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
UVA Information Technology Services (ITS) is seeking applications for a Senior/Specialist Wireless Network Engineer to support the Enterprise Infrastructure team. This position is responsible for the wireless network on the UVA Academic side, including 7000 WAPs, controllers and related routing domains. The Wireless Network Engineer is required to design large-scale upgrades, implement and employ performance management tools, and work with the rest of the wireless team for operations support. The selected candidate will be required to participate in an on-call support rotation.

ITS at UVA is a phenomenal place to lead, grow and deliver impact. It's an organization that values results and teamwork. We like the people we work with and the work we get to do. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive workplace where everyone feels empowered to be their authentic selves and share ideas. We embrace a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. ITS values work-life balance and provides flexible work location options where possible. Please see additional information about joining our team.

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience with wireless network architecture and design or equivalent combination of education, experience and certifications.
  • Knowledge of WLAN technologies, including 802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax standards and industry best practices.
  • Knowledge of 802.1x authentication and security.
  • Experience with high-density WiFi solutions.
  • Experience deploying and managing Aruba mobility controllers and wireless access points.
  • Experience with ClearPass RADIUS infrastructure.
  • Experience with wireless troubleshooting and site-survey tools.
  • Demonstrated experience in network operations best practices: reliability, change control, root cause analysis, CMDB, documentation (ITILv4 practices).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Anticipated hiring range: $100,000 - $120,000

Benefits Include:
The choice between 3 different health plans; vision and dental insurance; retirement plans; life insurance; benefits savings accounts; starting with 22 days of paid time off a year in addition to 12 or more paid holidays; 8 weeks of paid parental leave; short-term disability; up to $4,360 after your first year for combined use of tuition toward a degree-seeking program or up to $2,000 for professional development, including classes, certification training and conferences; and more!

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per university policy.

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